ON THIS DATE
August 9, 1949 Daniel "Pete" McGinley collects four hits and John "Doley" Smith adds three more to help Mauch Chunk roll to a 12-3 Panther Valley League win over Lehighton. McGinley contributes a single and double during the winners' big 10-run seventh inning. He also tacks on a triple in the contest. Smith also triples and clubs a two-run homer during that seventh frame. Joe Marzen, who finishes with three hits, pitches all nine innings for Match Chunk. He allows just five hits and strikes out seven. Ronnie Esrang chips in with two hits and a pair of runs scored.